She studied Slavic languages and cultures (L’Orientale University, Naples; Mgu, Moscow State University; Tpu, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Siberia; Charles IV University, Prague). She’s a professional journalist and freelance reporter. She has worked for national and international newspapers and magazines reporting from conflict zones in Ukraine, Russia, the Balkans, the Middle East and Africa. Her articles have been published by La Stampa, Il Fatto Quotidiano, Reportage, New Times Russia, Colors magazine, Vice America, Ria Novosti, Left, LFI Leica Fotografie International, Rivista Studio, Vita and others.